Democrats Want RTW to be Placed on Nov. Ballot

Jan 13, 2012

Hoosier voters would decide if Indiana becomes the 23rd Right-To-Work state under a plan from House Democrats.

The party wants to place the issue on the November ballot as a referendum.

Leaders say, that way, residents can decide the future of Indiana’s labor laws.

However, Republican leadership says doing so is not common practice and insists the bill will go through the appropriate democratic process on the floor beginning next week.

The measure would prohibit unions and companies from charging dues to non-members.

The Indiana State AFL-CIO is hosting a community forum on the issue Saturday afternoon in West Lafayette at the Morton Community Center beginning at 2:30 p.m.